"Through A Lens Darkly," directed by Thomas Allen Harris and produced by Ann Bennett, won Best Diaspora Documentary at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, the only American film to win an award…Continue
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The WORLD Channel
"ICE WARRIORS: USA Sled Hockey" A PBS documentary special on Team USA's sled hockey players heading for the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Airdate: November 10, 2014
The CPB/PBS Producers Workshop at WGBH (2001-2013)
"MEDAL QUEST: American Athletes and the Paralympic Games." On PBS.org/wgbh/medal-quest and on Facebook and Twitter, starting February 27, 2012 and extending through the London Games in August-September 2012.
"The Longoria Affair" (Independent Lens, 2010) - directed by John Valadez (Workshop '03)
"Young & Restless in China" (PBS Frontline, 2008) - Awards: US International Film & Video Festival’s Gold Camera Award, Chicago International Film Festival Hugo Award’s Silver Plaque, others
"Discovering Women" (PBS, 1995) - Awards: CINE Golden Eagle, Christopher Award, American Women in Radio and Television Commendation Award, Exceptional Merit Media Award (EMMA), others
"Americas" (PBS, 1993). Awards: New York Festivals' Silver Medal, Chicago Film Festival's Silver Hugo, National Educational Film & Video Festival's Silver Apple, others
"Fire Wars" (PBS Nova, 2002). Awards: CINE Golden Eagle, Columbus International Film & Video Festival's Chris Statuette.
"Eyes on the Prize" (PBS, 1989). Series Senior Producer and Producer of "Awakenings (1954-1956)" and "Fighting Back (1956-1962)" . Awards: two Emmys (national), DuPont-Columbia Journalism's Gold Baton Award and Trustees Award, Christopher Award, Peabody Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, others. Nominated for an Oscar.
" Vietnam: A Television History" (PBS, 1983). Producer of "Roots of a War" and "The First Vietnam War." Awards: six Emmys (national), George Polk Award, George Foster Peabody Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, International Film Festival of Nyon, Eric Barnouw Award of the Organization of American Historians, Dupont-Columbia Journalism Award, others.
Brian Knappenberger, who directed my ICE WARRIORS film last year, tells me he is staffing up for a new series, describing it as “investigative/political/civil liberties with a heavy layer of tech. It explores abuses of power mostly around technology but also subjects like privatized prisons, etc.” I don’t know more about the project than this, but Brian is a brilliant director and his Luminant Media company does great work. He's looking for "pretty much the whole range of…Continue
With great sadness I’m writing to let you know that John Siceloff passed away last Friday after battling a fast-growing cancer. John, who taught for us at the CPB/PBS Producers Workshop at WGBH and at the special Workshop we did for Puerto Rico’s public television, was a wonderful, caring soul who’d worked for more than 20 years as an award-winning broadcast news producer, for ABC, NBC, CBS, and PBS, where he launched Now with Bill Moyers. After years of journalism in the US,…Continue
The NALIP WORLD Channel American Graduate Digital Video Project RFP will award three $15K grants to create digital video shorts.
The NALIP WORLD Channel American Graduate Digital Video Project is a competitive open call to media producers to submit RFP (Request for Proposals) for digital video shorts in support of American Graduate: Let’s Make it…